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CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 04, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) What President Obama said today about wasteful government contracts noted. [OBAMA - says government spending on contracts has doubled over the last eight years without oversight.]

(Washington: Joe Johns) The earmarks in the monster spending bill examined; three examples cited of pork projects detailed. [Last week, OBAMA - talks about a recovery plan free of earmarks.] [Senator Kay Bailey HUTCHISON - responds.] [Senators Jim INHOFE, Joseph LIEBERMAN - defend earmarks.] [Senator Claire McCASKILL - talks about the bill.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Johns, Joe
Duration:
00:03:30

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